Our Annual Gift to You: The Best of Your Nerdy BFF 2014

Every year (well, we started last year), we look back at our best issues of the NerdWords newsletter and our most popular (and important posts). Then we compile all the essential tools and news and synthesize them for your easy-reading pleasure. Last year’s issue was really a double dose, since it included everything from 2012 and 2013. This year’s edition highlights …

Slidebean: Online presentation software

We’re seeing plenty of presentation tools pop up these days that offer easy, innovative alternatives to the traditional PowerPoint or the (dizzying) Prezi. In about 15 minutes, I was able to create this cool top ten list on Slidebean. Although I’m not sure I’d rely on a web-based tool in my sessions because wifi can be unpredictable, I do love …

New Nerdy Session: So You Think You Can App!

Your Nerdy Best Friend is pleased to announce a new presentation: So You Think You Can App! This session works in any industry because Beth surveys attendees before the event to get real-life questions from professionals in the trenches. Beth will work with the meeting organizer to invite and prepare the contestants, working to get a mix of personalities and …